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UO campus crime rate parallels other universities

According to recent FBI crime statistics pulled from more than 600 U.S schools there were tens of thousands of campus crime across the nation in the calendar year of 2013. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth led all schools in violent crimes, with 27 instances among 9,210 on-campus students. Property crime …

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UOPD Assistant Chief Candidate tentatively chosen

Police Captain Chou Her of the University of California Merced Police Department has moved to the background check phase of the application. He says he has been offered the position.






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Which resident halls have the most student conduct violations?

Student Conduct Violations are handed out numerous times over the year in all dorms across campus. However, two kinds of citations are much more common than any other ones. Noise complaints and liquor/drug violations. “Noise is actually our most frequently seen violation, which is a not really a surprise when …

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No injuries reported after armed man reported at Arkansas State University

Students were urged to evacuate from the student union of Arkansas State University at around 1:30 p.m. local time today after an armed man was reported near the area, according to the Register Guard. University spokesman Bill Smith said that the university was on lockdown after reports emerged that an armed man drove on …

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Home burglaries spike during each winter break, EPD says

Rates of burglaries spike dramatically during winter break, as thieves target empty student houses.






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UO alumna arrested for stabbing a woman with an X-Acto knife

Siyuan Zhao, former architecture student at the University of Oregon, was taken into custody on Dec. 5 after she stabbed a woman at an art exhibit in Miami.  The victim, Shin Seo Young, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Earlier that evening, Zhao had allegedly followed Young around an …

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Here’s a heat map of campus crime in the last year.

Last week, the University of Oregon Police Department sent out two campus crime alerts: One for aggravated assault, one for armed robbery. These crime alerts and advisory warnings students receive from the UOPD only show a glimpse of criminal activity on campus each week. The Emerald gathered data on all …

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Police search for suspect in multiple armed robberies early this morning in campus area

Two individuals reported being robbed at gunpoint in the campus area this morning, within 20 minutes of each other. Both incidents happened around 5 a.m. Police are still looking for suspects. Considering the similarities in crimes and appearance, police assume the crimes share a common suspect. They are also considering …

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Two armed robberies in campus area this morning

Between 4:45 a.m. and 5:20 a.m., two armed robberies occurred near the University of Oregon according to a campus crime alert sent out around 9 a.m. today. In both cases, the suspect was armed with a handgun and demanded cell phones and anything else that the victims had with them. …

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14 Dead, 17 injured in San Bernardino shooting

14 people were killed and 17 wounded in a mass shooting that took place in San Bernardino, California today at roughly 11 a.m. The motive of the of the shooting is unclear, but it is believed that there were at least three assailants, according to a press conference with the …

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